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Length170 mm
Thickness12 mm
Height235 mm
Weight355 gm
AuthorRangwala
Pages256 + 16 = 272
BindingPaperback
ISBN9789385039225
SizeCrown
Edition29th
Year 2016

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TOWN PlanningRangwalaEdition : 29th Edition : 2016 ISBN : 9789385039225 Size : 170 mm × 235 mm Binding : Paperback Pages : 256 + 16 = 272` 130.00ABOUT THE BOOKAn attempt has been made by the authors in this book to explain the general principles of the subject of Town Planning. The subject matter is expressed in a simple language and practical manner. The treatment is clear, methodical as well as interesting and easy to follow. The entire subject matter is canvassed in the chapters like: * Introduction * Town Planning Surveys * Zoning * Housing * Slums * Parks and Playgrounds * Industries * Public buildings * Re-planning existing towns * Building bye-laws * Development plan * Urban roads * Traffic management and * Miscellaneous topics. Appendix I and Appendix II discuss about India’s best planned cities — Chandigarh and Gandhinagar respectively. Appendix 3 is providing latest information of the ‘Recent Planned Cities of India’ Lavasa – a planned hill station near Pune, Maharashtra; GIFT city – a global financial and IT services hub near Gandhinagar, Gujarat; Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) – a global manufacturing and trading hub, near Dholka, Gujarat. The book now contains: * 64 Self-explanatory neat diagrams * 16 Useful tables and more than * 270 Questions at the end of the chapters. The book should prove to be extremely useful to the Civil Engineering students preparing for the Degree Examinations of all the Indian Universities, Diploma Examinations conducted by various Boards of Technical Education, Certificate Courses as well as for the A.M.I.E., U.P.S.C., G.A.T.E., I.E.S. and other similar competitive and professional examinations. It should also prove of interest to the practising professionals.CONTENT1 : INTRODUCTION 2 : Town Planning SURVEYS 3 : ZONING 4 : HOUSING 5 : SLUMS 6 : PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS 7 : industries 8 : PUBLIC BUILDINGS 9 : RE-PLANNING EXISTING TOWNS 10 : BUILDING BYE-LAWS 11 : DEVELOPMENT PLAN or MASTER PLAN 12 : URBAN ROADS 13 : TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT 14 : MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS Appendix 1 : chandigarh Appendix 2 : gandhinagar Appendix 3 : RECENT PLANNED CITIES OF INDIA bibliography IndexTOWN PLANNING Detailed ContentsChapter 1 INTRODUCTION 1-1. General 1-2. Evolution of planning 1-3. Objects of town planning 1-4. Economic justification for town planning 1-5. Principles of town planning 1-6. Necessity of town planning 1-7. Origin of towns 1-8. Growth of towns 1-9. Stages in town development 1-10. Personality of town 1-11. Distribution of land uses 1-12. Forms of planning 1-13. Site for an ideal town 1-14. Requirements of new towns 1-15. Planning of the modern town 1-16. Planning of military towns 1-17. Powers required to enforce T. P. schemes 1-18. Cost of town planning 1-19. Town planning in ancient India 1-20. Indus valley civilization (IVC) 1-21. Mohanjo-Daro 1-22. Lothal 1-23. Present position of planning in India QUESTIONS 1 Chapter 2 Town Planning SURVEYS 2-1. General 2-2. Necessity of survey 2-3. Collection of data 2-4. Types of surveys 2-5. Uses of surveys 2-6. Methods adopted to collect data 2-7. Drawings 2-8. Report QUESTIONS 2 Chapter 3 ZONING 3-1. Meaning of the term 3-2. History of zoning 3-3. Uses of land 3-4. Objects of zoning 3-5. Principles of zoning 3-6. Advantages of zoning 3-7. Importance of zoning 3-8. Aspects of zoning 3-9. Zonal plan for military towns 3-10. Transition zone 3-11. Economy of zoning 3-12. Zoning powers 3-13. Maps for zoning QUESTIONS 3 Chapter 4 HOUSING 4-1. General 4-2. Importance of housing 4-3. Demand for houses 4-4. Building site 4-5. Requirements of residential buildings 4-6. Classification of residential buildings 4-7. Trends in multi-storeyed buildings 4-8. Top 10 under construction high rise buildings in India during 2014 4-9. Design of residential areas 4-10. Rural housing 4-11. Low Cost Housing 4-12. Rural housing boards 4-13. GRUH 4-14. Laurie Baker 4-15. Agencies for housing 4-16. Investment in housing 4-17. HUDCO 4-18. HDFC 4-19. LIC Housing Finance Limited 4-20. CIDCO 4-21. Mega Projects of CIDCO 4-22. Housing problem in India 4-23. National housing policy QUESTIONS 4 Chapter 5 SLUMS 5-1. General 5-2. Causes of slums 5-3. Characteristics of slums 5-4. Effects of slums 5-5. Slum clearance 5-6. Works of improvement 5-7. Open plot scheme 5-8. Slum clearance and rehousing 5-9. Prevention of slum formation 5-10. Resources for slum clearance programmes 5-11. The Indian slum QUESTIONS 5 Chapter 6 PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS 6-1. General 6-2. Types of recreation 6-3. Location of urban green spaces 6-4. Classification of parks 6-5. Theme parks of America 6-6. Park systems 6-7. Park design 6-8. Finance for parks 6-9. Parkways 6-10. Boulevards 6-11. Playgrounds 6-12. Space standards 6-13. Landscape architecture QUESTIONS 6 Chapter 7 INDUSTRIES 7-1. General 7-2. Classification of industries 7-3. Concentration of industries 7-4. Requirements of an industry 7-5. Sitting of an industry 7-6. Measures to control location of industries 7-7. Industrial townships 7-8. Treatment of industrial wastes QUESTIONS 7 Chapter 8 PUBLIC BUILDINGS 8-1. General 8-2. Location of public buildings 8-3. Classification of public buildings 8-4. Principles of design of public buildings 8-5. Town centres 8-6. Grouping of public buildings 8-7. Civic aesthetics QUESTIONS 8 Chapter 9 RE-PLANNING EXISTING TOWNS 9-1. General 9-2. Objects of re-planning 9-3. Defects of existing towns 9-4. Data to be collected 9-5. Urban renewal projects 9-6. Decentralization and recentralization 9-7. Garden city 9-8. Surface drains 9-9. Refuse of town QUESTIONS 9 Chapter 10 BUILDING BYE-LAWS 10-1. General 10-2. Objects of bye-laws 10-3. Importance of bye-laws 10-4. Function of local authority 10-5. Responsibility of owner 10-6. Applicability of bye-laws 10-7. Principles underlying building bye-laws 10-8. Set-back or building line 10-9. Light plane 10-10. Floor space index 10-11. Off-street parking 10-12. Fire protection 10-13. Minimum plot sizes 10-14. Thickness of walls 10-15. Plinth 10-16. Cellar 10-17. Height of floors 10-18. Loft 10-19. Stairs, lifts, lobbies and corridor 10-20. Sanitary accomodation 10-21. Ventilation 10-22. Sills of openings 10-23. Stairway or staircase 10-24. Ramps 10-25. Roofs 10-26. Parapets and terraces 10-27. Mosquito-proof water tank 10-28. Refuse area/disposal of solid waste 10-29. Discharge of rain water 10-30. Provision of letter box 10-31. Margin and maximum built-up area 10-32. Permissible built up area in margin 10-33. Projections in margins 10-34. Margins from common plot 10-35. Open space 10-36. Definitions of some terms 10-37. Building bye-laws for the buildings in gamtal area 10-38. Bye-laws for cinemas, theatres, multiplex, meeting halls, lecture halls, town halls, auditorium, etc. 10-39. Bye-laws for drive-in cinemas 10-40. Bye-laws for GASOLINE filling stations and gasoline filling cum service station QUESTIONS 10 Chapter 11 DEVELOPMENT PLAN or MASTER PLAN 11-1. General 11-2. Objects of development plan 11-3. Necessity of development plan 11-4. Data to be collected 11-5. Drawings to be prepared 11-6. Features of development plan 11-7. Planning standards 11-8. Development plan for military town 11-9. Development plan for hill station 11-10. Report 11-11. Stages of preparation of development plan 11-12. Method of execution of development plan 11-13. Conclusion QUESTIONS 11 Chapter 12 URBAN ROADS 12-1. General 12-2. Objects of urban roads 12-3. Requirements of a good city road 12-4. Factors to be considered 12-5. Classification of urban roads 12-6. Types of street systems 12-7. Through and by-pass roads 12-8. Outer and inner ring roads 12-9. Expressways 12-10. Freeways 12-11. Precincts 12-12. Road aesthetics QUESTIONS 12 Chapter 13 TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT 13-1. General 13-2. Objects of traffic management 13-3. Traffic surveys 13-4. Traffic congestion 13-5. Traffic control 13-6. Road junctions or intersections 13-7. Parking 13-8. Traffic capacity of roads 13-9. Road traffic problems 13-10. Road accidents 13-11. Traffic signals 13-12. Road signs 13-13. Road markings 13-14. Street lighting in a town 13-15. Traffic problems of existing towns 13-16. Peculiarities of traffic QUESTIONS 13 Chapter 14 MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS General 14-1. Airports 14-2. Betterment and compensation 14-3. City blocks 14-4. Conurbations 14-5. Cul-de-sac streets 14-6. Focal points 14-7. Green belt 14-8. Land Use Planning 14-9. Neighbourhood planning 14-10. Protective strips 14-11. Public utility services 14-12. Radburn layout 14-13. Rapid transit QUESTIONS 14 Appendix 1 CHANDIGARH Appendix 2 GANDHINAGAR Appendix 3 RECENT PLANNED CITIES OF INDIA

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